Send money to Africa from Australia

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    Send money from $2.90 for cash pick-up, to bank accounts or mobile wallets.

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    Convenient money transfers to Africa

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    It’s easy to sign up and send money online 24/7.

    Pay the way you like

    Pay online through your bank account, with your credit/debit card, or cash in-store.

    Track your transfer

    Use your MTCN to track your money transfer online or via our app.

    Convenient locations

    Send money and your receiver can pick up the cash at a Western Union agent location near them.

    Reasons to choose Western Union to send money to Africa.

    Ease and convenience

    Send money to Africa the way that’s convenient for you: online, with our app, or in person at an agent location.

    Commitment to security

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union transfers.

    Fast and transparent

    Send money in minutes³ for cash pickup and track your money easily along the way.

    Worldwide reach

    We make an average of 25 transactions per second and move money from Australia to over 200 countries and territories.

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    Need help sending money to Africa or have another question? Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.

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    1. Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice. Subject to applicable taxes (if any).
    2. Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, required receiver action(s), agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.
    3. If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. You can avoid these fees by using a debit card.
    4. Network data as of 30 June 2019.
    5. Additional receiver charges, including SMS and account cash-out fees, may be applied to the receiver’s mobile wallet account by the mobile network operator.